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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,981
Posted By mrg325i
Congratulations on a job well done. The manual...

Congratulations on a job well done.
The manual is a blast in the twisties along with getting onto the interstate.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By mrg325i
Thank you for the thought and pray for those...

Thank you for the thought and pray for those still serving. I served and do not regret it.
It is the price that we have to pay to keep our country free. Shake the hand of a service man or woman...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By mrg325i
I changed my CVV a couple of months ago and had...

I changed my CVV a couple of months ago and had the same goop. My drain to the dip stick was clogged as well.
After driving the car for several months, all of the goop is gone. The goop is caused...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
That was the recommendation from Autozone. MAF...

That was the recommendation from Autozone. MAF and oxygen sensor. Autozone is trying to sell you their MAF and oxygen sensors. Yes my MAF is old and due to be replaced. I am looking for other...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
I am still thinking that I should throw my tools...

I am still thinking that I should throw my tools in the river.
All back together now and running fine. Replaced the air spreader and the vacuum line between the fuel tank purge valve and the air...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
It looks like the air spreader has been repaired...

It looks like the air spreader has been repaired before. Time for a new one.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
I do not think that JB weld would work. Another...

I do not think that JB weld would work. Another piece of vacuum line may. I am done for tonight, I will try again tomorrow.
I would like to thank everyone for their help.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
Yes I did. Do I have to remove the intake to...

Yes I did. Do I have to remove the intake to replace this line?
Looking at the ECS page and chose the wrong valve. It is the Fuel Tank Breather valve.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
I am still taking my tools and throwing them in...

I am still taking my tools and throwing them in the river.
Found several problems. I broke the air distributor and the hose leading from the Vacuum Control Valve and the intake manifold. Does this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
They are about the size of a pencil. CVV? ...

They are about the size of a pencil. CVV?
Maybe I need to look at the CVV again. They look like they came off of the throttle body. There are four of them that are the same size.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
I just found 4 small O-rings underneath the car. ...

I just found 4 small O-rings underneath the car. I believe they may be from the throttle body.
One more time. Is there a good picture of exactly where they go? RealOEM does not list them.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
I'll check again. The only vacuum line that I...

I'll check again. The only vacuum line that I replaced was the fuel filter line at the f connector in the upper intake boot.
It looked fine earlier.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
I'll check again. The only vacuum line that I...

I'll check again. The only vacuum line that I replaced was the fuel filter line at the f connector in the upper intake boot.
It looked fine earlier.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
Yes and yes. I took the ICV out tonight and...

Yes and yes. I took the ICV out tonight and cleaned it. When I took the dip stick tube, I cleaned it good before putting it back in the pan.
The only other thing that I can think of in the tube...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By mrg325i
frustated

I need to take my tools and throw them in the river. Every time I do something to the car, I have to end up fixing something else. :mad:
I replaced the oil separator valve. Now my car is running...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By mrg325i
I have it running for now. Replaced it with an...

I have it running for now. Replaced it with an Autozone alternative. Will visit the stealer tomorrow to see what they have to say. At least I can drive it now.
Still running a little rough. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By mrg325i
Thanks I thought that it would be a simple fix. ...

Thanks I thought that it would be a simple fix. I just wanted to verify.
Yes, I was a Autozone last night having the codes read. I pulled into their joint and the car was running fine. I did not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By mrg325i
CVV Replacement

I have been having trouble with condensation in the oil system. My car has been throwing several codes. According to several previous post, P0171 and P0174 can be associated with a clogged oil...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,281
Posted By mrg325i
Welcome to winter. It has been a strange winter....

Welcome to winter. It has been a strange winter.
We almost set a new record for January. Thirty inches of snow which is still 2 inches of our all time record.
The city office was closed today...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,061
Posted By mrg325i
Glad to here that you are OK. Sorry to hear...

Glad to here that you are OK.
Sorry to hear about your ride. Metal and plastic can be easily fixed. Flesh and bone can take time to heal.
Time for a M3?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,300
Posted By mrg325i
How much are you willing to pay for an aluminum...

How much are you willing to pay for an aluminum radiator?
Zionsville Autosport sells theirs for only $1000. :yikes:
How long do you plan to keep it?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-20-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,300
Posted By mrg325i
Composite or plastic impellers do break down over...

Composite or plastic impellers do break down over time with the various heat and cold cycles. When they do break down, they can and have sent little bits of plastic into the cooling system. If a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-01-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 836
Posted By mrg325i
Nice shot of downtown Indy. We have made five...

Nice shot of downtown Indy.
We have made five trips from SF bay to Indy. We took I-70 or I-80 from Indy to the East side of the Rockies. From there, we never took the same road twice. The...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By mrg325i
The speed limit on the BRP use to be 45 at one...

The speed limit on the BRP use to be 45 at one time and I have driven it from Front Royal to Asheville. :D
Drove a Harley through the Smokey Mountains on several occasions. :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By mrg325i
:rofl: Beautiful part of the world, isn't it. ...

:rofl: Beautiful part of the world, isn't it. You need to try HW 60 from Charleston to Lexington. Another one is SR 8 from Blacksburg south to Stuart.
Been through there a couple of times...
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